b. Invert the canopy and smooth the canopy around the damaged area.
c. Cut a piece of natural, 1-inch, tubular cotton-filled nylon tape, long enough to extend 6-inches on
each side of the damaged area.
d. Position the tape over the damaged area of the lateral band. Using a light-duty sewing machine,
and size E, nylon thread, stitch in place with four continuous rows of stitching, 7 to 11 stitches per
inch. Overstitch the ends of the tape by 2-inches.
e. Reposition the suspension lines, V-tabs, and pocket band; sew in place according to the original